Harley-Davidson Australia has teamed up with Australia’s edgiest artists to create a unique collection of customised Vintage Bar & Shield helmets. Watch as the artists take us through their inspiration ahead of the ‘For the Love of Lids’ exhibition, which was held at Mary’s Newtown, Sydney from 20-30 November 2013.
Filtration is an often overlooked part of your bike’s life and performance. K&N takes that job very serious, so much so they had RSD build a bike to show off K&N performance filtration products. This machine has a solid blend of performance and style for a machine that truly reflects the K&N attitude.
If you’re a motorcycle geek, you’ll know that the Panhead was the replacement for the Knucklehead, and was produced from 1948 to 1965. This particular one was crafted by Denmark-based Englishman James for a German client named Andrei.
According to James “The bike was sold as a running bike, but it was far from that. To start with the rear piston pin had become loose which created two huge grooves up the cylinder wall and the main bearing was destroyed. Lets just say the engine needed a complete re-build. Every bushing and bearing on the whole bike needed to be replaced from the forks to the wheels, a complete brake rebuild front and rear and the rear fork leg had a 6″ crack which I decided to replace to be safe. The original HD frame had 36 unoriginal holes drilled into it, which were all welded closed. Continue reading →
Harley-Davidson is continuing its monumental ride, which began with the introduction of Project Rushmore in August, by revealing two new Dark Custom motorcycles designed for young urban riders around the world. The Harley-Davidson Street 750 and Street 500 motorcycles – the first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 13 years – are built for urban environments with all-new liquid-cooled Revolution X powertrains, designed to match the demands of stop-and-go traffic with nimble agility, while delivering instant throttle response to escape city gridlock. Continue reading →
Harley-Davidson Middle East and North Africa wrapped up its Open Day in UAE in style as it showcased its new 2014 models in the presence of 1,000 riders and members of the Harley-Davidson community under the banner “Come Together, Change Lives.”
The Open Day, held on 25th October 2013, saw enthusiasts ride out in parade and support the United Nations World Food Programme for the third consecutive year. Riders were also invited to purchase Harley-Davidson pins, with the proceeds going the WFP – the world’s largest humanitarian agency feeding over 90 million people in 80 countries on average each year. Continue reading →
Peter from Stockholm, Sweden, just sent us these images of his awesome bikes, which he built with some help from his friends. He rides the 1250 Sportster Chopper, while his wife and stepdaughter ride an FXR-Trike and a Sportster Bobber respectively. Good work there! Continue reading →
Approximately 75,000 Harley riders found their way to the event, which is the largest meeting all over europe. In the Harley-Davidson Ride-In Show, the Unbreakable was elected as “Best Custom” and “Best in Show”, apart from coming tops in the Arneitz Custom show. Thunderbike’s “Nickel Rocker”, a Harley-Davidson Softail Rocker C, also won second place in the “Modified Harley Class”.
Strike True II was the bike that put Shaw Speed & Custom on the map in the world of customised Harley-Davidsons. The bike, with its 1940s influences, was built on a 2010 Harley-Davidson Crossbones FLSTSB.
By notching up first place at the London International Motorcycle Show in the AMD Modified Harley-Davidson class, entry was guaranteed entry into the World Championships at Sturgis USA, that summer. The bike travelled the distance and went all the way to take the World title, the first time a Harley-Davidson Dealership had ever won the title and the first time the award had gone to Europe. Continue reading →